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Definition of Pragmatism

Pragmatism

  1. The quality or state of being pragmatic; in literature, the pragmatic, or philosophical, method.

Pragmatism Quotations

You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It's very real. It's very strong.
Bono

I'm just sick of the way things are. We're in an age in which we can't live without accepting the logic of the market. Contemporary politics is all about short-term pragmatism. We have abandoned religion and philosophy... What we have left is the automatisation of doing what the market tells us.
Jose Mujica

I would rather be erring on the side of common-sense pragmatism and doing everything possible so that I felt that no stone was left unturned in terms of trying to protect school children.
John Larson

Idealism loses to pragmatism when it comes to winning elections.
Danny Strong

Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.
Margaret Chase Smith
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Pragmatism Translations

pragmatism in German is Pragmatik
pragmatism in Spanish is pragmatismo
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